SSAT Middle Level Verbal : Synonyms: Prefixes from Other Languages

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SSAT Middle Level Verbal

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Synonyms: Prefixes From Other Languages

Synonyms: Select the one word or phrase whose meaning is closest to the word in capital letters.

IMPASSE

Possible Answers:

Opening 

Menacing 

Integrity 

Revile 

Deadlock 

Correct answer:

Deadlock 

Explanation:

"Impasse" is a noun used to describe a point at which no further progress can be made, so it is most similar in meaning to “deadlock,” a noun that means stalemate or impasse. For clarification, "integrity" means the quality of adhering to high moral principles, "revile" means to insult, and "menacing" means threatening.

Example Question #2 : Synonyms: Prefixes From Other Languages

Synonyms: Select the one word or phrase whose meaning is closest to the word in capital letters.

ENRAGED

Possible Answers:

Pleasant

Peaceful

Attractive

Furious

Desirable

Correct answer:

Furious

Explanation:

"Enraged" means angry or furious. "Pleasant" means enjoyable or pleasurable. "Desirable" describes something or someone that is liked or wanted. "Attractive" is a synonym of "desirable." "Peaceful" means calm, quiet, and tranquil.

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